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Heart Transplant / Baby Jesse #103458

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 06, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Andrea Naverson) Loma Linda Med. Center reported reversing its position on candidacy of infant dubbed Baby Jesse for heart transplant, heretofore rejected due to parents' marital status; details given, scenes shown. [Parents Deana BINKLEY and Jesse SEPULVEDA - comment on change of events.] Loma Linda's Dr. Leonard Bailey's controversial transplant of baboon heart into child known as Baby Fae recalled. [Hastings Center Researcher Arthur CAPLAN - cites shortage of organs for infants.] [SEPULVEDA - is prepared to do anything to save child's life.]

Jennings, Peter;
Naverson, Andrea

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